Trader Joe’s Desserts That’ll Even Impress Your Mom This Year

Are you on dessert duty this year? Before you start fretting, head to your local Trader Joe’s and stock up on all the holiday sweet treats the grocer is known for. Whether you’re looking for a delectable pastry you can keep in the freezer or want to get a little more creative with a boxed mix, the neighborhood market is all about saving your holiday dessert this year.

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Thanksgiving Pie Chocolate Truffles

It can be hard to please everyone’s sweet tooth, but not with this fun Thanksgiving Pie Chocolate Truffle pack. Flavors include Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Caramel Pie and Silk Mousse Pie for just $4.

Apple Cranberry Tart

These sweet and flaky tarts are the epitome of holiday flavor. Perfect to bring as a last minute dessert to a party or as a sweet gift to a friend, we bet these would taste phenomenal warmed up with a cup of coffee.

Grab in the bakery aisle for $5.

Cranberry Orange Bars

Move over lemon bars, these cranberry babies are here for the season. Made on a sweet shortbread then topped with cranberry puree and sweetened orange peel, this made the perfect post-dinner sweet.

A box of 12 is just $5.

Tiramisu Torte

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Trader Joe’s elegant Tiramisu Torte is a show stealer. Made with a layer of coffee-soaked sponge cake and a layer of frozen mascarpone, it’s topped off with a bit of chocolate and covered in cocoa powder.

You’ll find this classy dessert in the freezer aisle.

Pumpkin Cobbler

Tired of pumpkin pie? Pumpkin cobbler to the rescue! Skip slaving in the kitchen and grab this delectable dessert that’s made with pumpkin filling, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and clove.

It’s just $5 in the bakery section.

Rustic Apple Tart

If cranberry isn’t your thing, there’s nothing wrong with sticking to a classic apple tart like this one. This simple dessert is made with crisp apples and topped with almonds and sugar that would go great alongside a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Grab it in the freezer section for $6.

Sweet Bites

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It’s hard to please everyone when it comes to food, and that’s where Trader Joe’s Sweet Bites come in. Made in France, the box of 12 with three flavors includes Chocolate & Coffee “Opera” Cake, Raspberry “Macaron Aux Framboises” Cake and Caramel & Chocolate Cake and has a little something for everyone.

You can find this sweet treat in the freezer section.

Gingerbread Turkey Trot Kits

When all else fails, just grab a dessert you know the kiddos will love! This adorable turkey trot kit comes with everything you need to whip up your own adorable turkey.

Grab the kit for just $6. Gobble gobble!

Pumpkin Pie

Trader Joe’s

Tradition is the name of the game when you pick up TJ’s frozen Pumpkin Pie. The classic dessert is always a winner and is made with velvety pumpkin and best served with a large dollop of whipped cream.

Feed a crowd for just $5.99 with this pie that is found in the freezer aisle.

Nantucket Style Cranberry Pie

Tart and vibrant, this is the perfect swap for that can of cranberry jelly no one eats! Heat for less than 10 minutes than enjoy with some ice cream.

Find it in the freezer aisle for $6.

Pumpkin Ice Cream

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Dessert was never easier! This holiday, grab a few cartons of Trader Joe’s festive pumpkin ice cream, and toss in a few extra toppings like gingerbread or shortbread cookies to make it extra fancy.

Shop plenty of flavors in the freezer aisle at Trader Joe’s.

––Karly Wood



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